(IAAC) Obj: M99 - Inst: 20" f4.4 Dobsonian


Observer: Nick Martin
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: April 18/19 1998
Location of site: Bonnyton house, Ayr, Scotland (Lat 55 24', Elev 140)
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 6 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 4 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 20" f4.4 Dobsonian
Magnification: X149, X220
Object(s): M99
Category: External galaxy.
Class: Spiral galaxy
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 9.8  size 5'
Position: RA 12:19  DEC +14:25
M99 is a nice round galaxy showing some structure in the outer parts.
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